The Origins of the Thought Police — and Why They Scare Us

February 21, 2020 – Jon Miltimore …… In a sense, “1984” is largely a book about the human capacity to maintain a grip on the truth in the face of propaganda and power. It might be tempting to dismiss Orwell’s book as a figment of dystopian literature. Unfortunately, that’s not as easy as it sounds. Modern history shows he was onto something. Continue reading →

Socialism Always Fails

February 12, 2020 – William L. Anderson …… To a socialist socialism is a moral imperative, and the only thing holding back the implementation of this system in the US has been the failure of socialists to present a plausible alternative — something that socialists claim now is being done. Continue reading →

What Year Did Healthcare Become a “Right”?

February 11, 2020 – J. Kyle DeVries …… Was healthcare a natural right two hundred years ago? If so, how is it that this “right” to eighteenth-century medicine morphed into a right to MRIs and chemotherapy? Do rights change with technology? That’s not how rights work. Continue reading →